“Me and the Animals”
I share my knee bones with the gnat,
My joints with ferrets, eyes with rat
I walk upright, alone, ungoverned, free:
Yet their occasional lust, fear, unease, walk with me
Always. All ways.
To be found in full in any of these (if tables of content are a guide)
- Selected poems, 1961-1978
- The Animal Anthology, edited by Diana Spearman
- The New Poetry, edited by A. Alvarez
Yet to compare for any variance.
And so for day 2401